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CSPAN
Aug 7, 2013 5:00pm EDT
security forces out front. we are also seeing, for >> they have accepted training and continue to allow us to conduct drone operations. all of those are signs that things are improving. the recent visit by the u.s. in part was to deliver the message that we need to see stepped-up operations in light of the intelligence we're receiving. host: the "washington post" reporting there have been four drone attacks over the last 10 days. and in comparison, seven months have passed with no drone attacks. guest: right, that shows you right there that, two things, they're trying to show seriousness. two, the drones also have been reported as flying at low levels around the urban areas to demonstrate a show of force. that's politically difficult for the host government because, as you know, the drone strikes have created some domestic tension. so in terms of being able to demonstrate to the u.s. that they are serious, those are steps that are confidence building measures. -- ted jada cople has coppel has written, america's chronic overreaction to terrorism, we had excerpts. but the country's capacity
CNN
Aug 7, 2013 3:00am PDT
qaeda terror threat president obama insisting the u.s. is not overreacting in closing 19 embassies through tend of the week. >> how significant is this threat? >> well, b it's significant enough that we are taking every precaution. >> reporter: the president making his sixth appearance on leno reassuring americans they should feel safe traveling abroad but should be prudent. while not saying the controversial program turned up the latest threat information the president called it a critical component to counterterrorism. >> we don't have a domestic spying program. what we do have are mechanisms where we can track a phone number or an e-mail dress that we know is connected to a terrorist threat. that information is useful. >> reporter: the president confirmed that he will attend the g--20 summit next week in russia but expressed disappointment in russia's decision to grant asylum to snows den. >> it's important not to prejudge something. hopefully he'll go oh to trial, will have a lawyer and due process. >> reporter: while the u.s. and russia have coop rated, most recently on the b
ABC
Aug 7, 2013 4:00am PDT
to the closings of u.s. embassies. >> president obama says while the threat is real, the americans should not change overseas travel plans. abc's tahman bradley is joining us from washington with more on what the president revealed overnight. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: diane and john, good morning. worries an attack is imminent. the u.s. military helped evacuate nonessential personnel from the embassy in yemen. and this morning, the military is scouring the streets, searching for al qaeda. the obama administration has reportedly ordered a series of drone strikes in yemen in an effort to disrupt a terrorist plot to attack the american embassy and other western targets. this comes as a u.s. navy reconnaissance plane, circled in search of terrorists. president obama, appearing last night on nbc's "tonight show," did despite the worldwide terror alert, americans should not cancel their overseas travel plans. >> if people are paying attention, checking with the state department or embassy, going on the website before you travel, find out what kind of precautions you should be taking, t
NBC
Aug 7, 2013 7:00am PDT
of greater cleveland, and i think they will have significant say to what the future use of the property will be after a long collaborative community process. think of the world trade center when it came down in new york, the long conversation that occurred, and we are hoping it won't take that long, but we are hopeful and anticipating something grand to happen here in this space. >> an important morning in that neighborhood in cleveland. city councilman, thank you very much for your time. >> thank you, matt. savannah >>> we have breaking news from the white house this morning. the president is canceling plans to meet with vladimir putin next month amid growing tension between the u.s. relations. peter, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you. it's a slap in the face, and the white house announcing in the last hour the u.s. president will not travel as planned to moscow where he was supposed to meet one-on-one with vladimir putin, and the new tensions exist over nsa leaker, edward snowden, and the white house now saying the president will instead travel to sweden, and last
ABC
Aug 7, 2013 1:40am PDT
's grandfather happened to be former secretary of state james baker, who used his considerable influence to help beat the lobbyists and change the law. new safer drain covers are now required in all public pools. but many older pools, and a lot of backyard pools still don't have them. it is not yet known is usher's pool had one of the newer covers. the good news is his son is expected to make a full recovery. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> been a really tough year for usher. he had the other incident with the older brother down in georgia, jet ski accident, all -- almost fatal. >> 11-year-old brother of the 5-year-old we are talking about. it was his half brother. tamika raymond, the mom, her son from a previous marriage, and it was fatal. he ended up passing away after spending a long time in the hospital. and there is all kind of things going on between usher and his ex-wife. now they're talking about a custody battle. reportedly this is going on she wants custody of her two kids. she feels they're no longer safe in usher's home. it's a really sad time for usher. >> the more you hear
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